Sports

Grace Headley Cup bowls off today

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

FORTY-TWO schools will participate in the 2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Grace Headley Cup Rural Area cricket competition which begins today at 10:00 am. Read More

What They Say: SHANE ELLIS — Racehorse jockey

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

When did you start your career as a jockey? Read More

India coach quits after late heartbreak at Asian Cup

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — India coach Stephen Constantine stepped down yesterday after an injury-time Bahrain penalty floored his side 1-0 and denied the cricket-mad nation a historic spot in the Asian Cup knockout stages. Read More

Ruthless Nadal, Wozniacki fly into Open round two

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first-round thumping at the Australian Open yesterday, with fellow former champions Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Maria Sharapova also romping through. Read More

England cricket chief backs 'Hundred' despite Kohli concerns

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) – English cricket's top administrator believes the world game's best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Read More

Race day photos for Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Part 2)

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

The connections of My Sister including owner Michael Bernard (left) savour victory in the winners' enclosure. (Photos: Naphtali Junior)Jockey Dane Dawkins guides Nuclear Flight onto the race track for her run in the St Catherine Cup. Read More

Photo: I want more – Shane Ellis

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

THE EXCLUSIVE CLUB: Shane “Canter Man” Ellis (left) joins his colleague Charles “Bogle Man” Hussey, now retired, on Saturday January 12, 2019 in the exclusive club ofjockeys to ride 1,200 or more winners. The other jockeys to achieve this rare feat are Winston... Read More

Pakistan seek cure for batting struggles after South Africa sweep

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) – Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said yesterday he was determined to find a solution to his team's problems against fast, short-pitched bowling. Read More

Lewis struck down by injury as Victorians lose

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Evin Lewis's recent woes continued when he was forced to retire hurt as his Comilla Victorians suffered a four-wicket defeat to Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday. Read More

Holder wants personal success to mirror team achievement

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder says he is already eyeing another successful year in international cricket but also wants to see West Indies excel, starting with the upcoming series against powerful England. Read More

Red-hot Curry delivers 48 pts, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Read More

Darren Bravo back to face England

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Exiled left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a West Indies 13-man squad announced on Tuesday to face England in the first Test starting at Kensington Oval in Barbados later this month. Read More

St Mary Big Bash cricket launched

Monday, January, 14 2019    

The 2019 staging of the St Mary Cricket Association/ Maurice Clarke Big Bash T20 tournament, which bowls off next Sunday, will have Sandals Resorts International on board as the title sponsors. Read More

Dunbeholden sink Tivoli Gardens at Royal Lakes

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

PROMOTED outfit Dunbeholden FC continue their fight to avoid relegation as they registered a second win on the trot with a 2-1 result over Tivoli Gardens, in a rain-affected Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest at Royal Lakes Complex yesterday. Read More

Calabar advance to ISSA basketball semis

Monday, January, 14 2019    

FORMER champions Calabar High became the first team to advance to the semi-finals after defeating St Catherine High and Wolmer's Boys' School as the 2018/2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference Urban High Under-19 basketball quarter-finals got under way... Read More



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